New drug triggers tissue regeneration: Faster regrowth and healing of damaged tissues

11 junio 2015

The concept sounds like the stuff of science fiction: take a pill, and new tissues grow to replace damaged ones. Researchers have now announced steps toward turning this idea into reality. They have detailed how a new drug repaired damage to the colon, liver and bone marrow in animal models — even saving mice who would have died in a bone marrow transplantation model.